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Woodside Lifts Scarborough Dry Gas Estimate

Nov 08, 2019

Woodside Petroleum on Friday raised its estimate for dry gas reserves at its Scarborough project, increasing hopes the development will help drive the company's growth in the next decade.Woodside said it now put the estimated gross contingent…

Neptune Spuds Fist Duva Well

Nov 07, 2019

Neptune Energy said it has spud the first Duva well in the Norwegian North Sea.Neptune's first discovery in Norway, Duva holds around 88 million barrels and will be developed with with two oil producers and one gas producertied back to the Neptune…

Cyprus Inks Deal for Offshore Gas Concession

Nov 07, 2019

Cyprus signed a 25-year concession on Thursday with a three-member consortium for the exploitation of a gas reservoir south-east of the island first discovered in 2011.The contract with Noble Energy, Shell and Delek is the first commercial exploitation licence signed by the Mediterranean island…

Equatorial Guinea to Award 7-8 Blocks

Nov 06, 2019

Equatorial Guinea's Oil Minister Obiang Lima said on Wednesday that the central African nation would award 7-8 blocks from its current licensing round at the end of November.The country received a total of 21 bids on 13 blocks, out of 27 initially offered…

Russian Oil Output Down in October

Nov 03, 2019

Russia lowered its oil output to 11.23 million barrels per day (bpd) last month from 11.25 million bpd in September, missing again its obligations under a global pact to curb production, energy ministry data showed on Saturday.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries…

MODEC Wins Barossa FPSO Contract

Oct 30, 2019

Partners in the Barossa project have taken another step toward a final investment decision (FID) with the awarding of the contract for the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility to MODEC International Inc., project partner Santos announced on Tuesday…

Spirit Energy Raises Production at Chiswick

Oct 29, 2019

Spirit Energy has raised production from one of its North Sea fields following a £68.5 million ($88.3 million) drilling campaign, the UK based independent announced on Tuesday.First gas from a new well at Spirit Energy’s Chiswick field in the…

CNOOC Orders MacGregor Pull-in System

Oct 29, 2019

MacGregor has received an order from the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to supply the riser pull-in system for a deepwater floating production unit (FPU) located in the Lingshui 17-2 gas field, offshore China.MacGregor, part of Cargotec…

BP Makes Major Gas Find off Mauritania

Oct 28, 2019

Oil supermajor BP has made a major gas discovery in the Orca-1 exploration well in the BirAllah area offshore Mauritania, partner Kosmos Energy announced on Monday.Located approximately 125 kilometers offshore Mauritania, Orca-1 was drilled in approximately 2…

Conrad Reports Well Issues in Indonesia

Oct 25, 2019

Conrad Petroleum said it encountered problems while conducting testing at its Tambak 2 appraisal well on the Mako gas field offshore Indonesia.Conrad, operator of Duyung PSC, said it had successfully drilled the Tambak-2 well on October 15. Later…

Petrobel Makes Discovery Offshore Egypt

Oct 25, 2019

Italian supermajor Eni said new resources have been discovered in the Abu Rudeis Sidri development lease, in the Gulf of Suez where the operating company Petrobel, equally held by Eni and by national oil company Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)…

US Grants Waiver to North Sea Field Partly Owned by Iran

Oct 24, 2019

The U.S. Treasury extended a licence for Serica Energy to operate the Rhum field in the North Sea which is 50% owned by Iran's national oil company, energy producer Serica said on Thursday.The waiver by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) allows U…

Eni Buys into Egypt's Habi Offshore Concession

Oct 24, 2019

Italian energy company Eni has bought 70% of Edison's stake in Block 12 of the offshore Habi gas concession in Egypt's eastern Mediterranean, an official at state-owned Egyptian gas company EGAS said on Thursday.The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity…

CNOOC Q3 Capital Spending Surges

Oct 24, 2019

CNOOC Ltd, the listed arm of China's largest offshore oil and gas producer, on Thursday reported a 27.9% jump in capital spending in the third quarter amid Beijing's push to boost oil and gas exploration and production.Capital expenditure at CNOOC reached 19…

Equinor Sticks to 2019 Output Forecast

Oct 24, 2019

Equinor's third-quarter profit fell by more than expected on Thursday after a significant decline in the volume and price of natural gas sold to Europe, although the Norwegian firm reiterated its forecast for flat 2019 production.Shares in Oslo-listed Equinor were up 2…

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